Lori Berenson

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Paroled Activist Lori Berenson Arrives in US

Bureaucracy delayed permission for guerrilla sympathizer to leave Peru

(Newser) - Lori Berenson arrived at Newark Airport this morning, her first time in the United States since she was arrested for aiding Peruvian guerrillas in 1995, reports the AP . Berenson was supposed to leave Peru on Friday, but she was denied permission to leave when she arrived at the Lima airport... More »

Paroled Activist Lori Berenson Barred From Returning to US

Peru had agreed to let her go to New York for the holidays

(Newser) - Lori Berenson was supposed to be home in New York today for the first time since being arrested in Peru in 1995 for plotting a coup, reports AP . Berenson has been on parole since last year , and a Peruvian court gave the 42-year-old permission to go home for the holidays.... More »

Peru Paroles American Lori Berenson

New Yorker has been jailed 15 years for helping guerrillas

(Newser) - Peru has granted parole to Lori Berenson, an American who has spent the last 15 years in prison on charges that she helped leftist guerrillas, reports Reuters . An appeal is expected, but Berenson is expected to be released tomorrow. The former New Yorker, now 40, was jailed after moving to... More »

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